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Cooking Instructor - Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA


We strive to live out our values and mission every day as the YMCA. 

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. Our staff works hard to serve our members and strengthen the community with values like:

Caring. We show a genuine interest in others, putting them first, and engaging everyone with a positive attitude. 
Honesty. We do the right thing, even when no one is looking. 
Respect. We accept differences and meet people where they are at, honoring others with thoughtfulness and courage. 
Responsibility. We do what we say we’re going to do, taking ownership of our decisions and being good stewards of our resources.

Join us as we transform lives through our loving, caring and serving as employees of the Y.


Job Summary

The Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic and attentive part-time Cooking Instructor to join our team.

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, they will lead and instruct cooking classes, create meals and food lists, manage class participants, and teach cooking techniques.

Cooking Instructors create a welcoming atmosphere, helping make a memorable impression on new and current members, fostering community, as well engaging them with the Y culture.



Pay: $10

Hours Available at the Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA, 5680 YMCA Park West, FW IN, 46835:

Mondays and Thursdays evenings



  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Reliable transportation to attend work.
  • Able to fulfill all demands and skills in spirit, mind, and body as a cooking instructor in accordance with YMCA standards.
  • Previous  cooking experience with certifications  is preferred
  • Positive, service-oriented attitude serving diverse groups of people in regard to age, abilities, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.
  • Team player willing to contribute to the culture, mission, and values of the Y.



  • Complimentary usage of all YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne facilities (Allen, Whitley, Wells counties); part-time staff have the opportunity for a small cost to add additional eligible members.
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
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